COVID-19

Updated March 21, 2022

Quebec is easing the pandemic sanitary measures.

  1. Mesures in place as of March 12, 2022: https://cdn-contenu.quebec.ca/cdn-contenu/sante/documents/Problemes_de_sante/covid-19/measures-in-effect.pdf?1645459629
  2. All funeral rituals are possible. No restrictions on the number of person to attend visitation, funeral services and reception. Vaccine passport not required. One meter social distancing is required.
  3. Food and alcoholic beverage services are allowed indoor and outdoor. The limit of guests is based on the number of seats available. Self-served buffets are permitted with masks or face covers.  
  4. It is mandatory to keep your masks on at all times indoor, except to eat and drink.
  5. We will continue to offer live stream services for the rituals to be available for those who cannot attend the gathering. 
  6. Gatherings can be planned for current events or those at a later date.
  7. We impose a ban of access from visitors who have symptoms, are in isolation, or have been in close contact with a Covid-19 carrier or patient.
  8. We are serving one family at a time. Preventative measures are implemented at our funeral facilities. We ask visitors to wash their hands upon arrival and departure. Our facilities are constantly being disinfected to limit the propagation of any disease.
  9. Every cemetery has their own restrictions and protocols for indoor and outdoor burials, crypt and niche entombments. Masks are mandatory for indoor mausoleum and columbarium.
  10. The witness of the initial cremation process is allowed based on the crematorium availability.
  11. Limousine service is available for up to 6 passengers. A plexiglass has been installed in the limousine to maintain the social distancing with the driver. Masks are mandatory for passengers. The limousines are disinfected after each use.
  12. We are available to meet you in person by appointment. We are also available the funeral planning at the time of death or in pre-planning to be done by teleconference or by telephone.
    • In order to prevent contamination of our staff members and other clients, we impose teleconference or telephone meeting for people who have flu symptoms or who have been in contact with a COVID-19 person diagnosed or waiting for results or showing signs of infection.

For us, funeral professionals, we are doing everything in our power to facilitate this time of transition. We continue our mission of service and to take care of our clientele with kindness and compassion. We’re here, for you, during this difficult time as we walk with you on your journey.

 

For more information and updates from the Public Health Department:

https://www.quebec.ca/en/health/health-issues/a-z/2019-coronavirus/confinement-in-quebec/

https://www.quebec.ca/en/health/health-issues/a-z/2019-coronavirus/mask-or-face-covering/wearing-a-face-covering-in-public-settings-covid-19

https://www.quebec.ca/en/health/health-issues/a-z/2019-coronavirus/gatherings-events-covid19/

https://www.quebec.ca/en/health/health-issues/a-z/2019-coronavirus/basic-health-instructions

COVID-19: Mesures de prévention et de protection pour les entreprises de services funéraires (INSPQ_2020-03-24) https://www.inspq.qc.ca/publications/2913-mesures-services-funeraires-covid19

 

 

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